Last night’s season 3 finale of Once Upon a Time hit me harder than anything on the show since its first season. Despite religiously watching the show, I’ve never written about it, but after last night I felt that I had to, as I had a much stronger emotional reaction than I could have expected, particularly in its last minute reveal that sets the stage for season 4. I want to use this moment to take a look back at the series thus far, and perhaps discover why this new development hit me so hard. Needless to say, there will be spoilers for the show thus far, although I’ll give another, specific spoiler warning for last night’s episode when I get to that point.
Once Upon a Time was clearly a show designed to appeal to me. Continue reading